Week of April 8

What’s happening events must be open to the public or virtual, of general interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include ticket prices, if any, and a phone number or website where readers can obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca

With pandemic cancellations common, we recommend you verify before attending any community event

THURSDAY, APRIL 8

Pasta Fest

The school council at King George VI School holding Pasta Fest at the Dante Club, 1330 London Rd. Pick up between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. $15 each. To order, visit lkdsb.schoolcashonline.com

Let’s Be Real

Discuss real issues surrounding substance use. Virtual program, Thursdays, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. To sign up, contact Candace at 519-786-4545

Heart Healthy

Join a Registered Dietitian to discuss the best heart health practices. 9:30 a.m. To register, call Tiffany at 519-786-4545, ext. 250

Yoga

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering a virtual yoga program. Thursdays until April 8. 10:15 a.m. To register, call 519-786-4545 ext. 235 or email ktieman@nlchc.com

Master Your Health

Featuring light exercises to improve strength and flexibility and techniques to deal with stress, pain, depression, fatigue and more. Thursdays until May 6. 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. via Zoom. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

Mindful Living

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a series to explore topics and practices for well-being and chronic disease prevention. Held on Zoom, Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Chair Exercise

Virtual Chair Exercise program. Mondays, 1:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com to receive the Zoom link

Meditation

Virtual Meditation

Increase self-esteem, improve concentration, lower blood pressure and reduce stress with virtual meditation classes. Mondays, 11 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com

FRIDAY, APRIL 9

Granfondo Doc

Bluewater International Granfondo presenting a premiere streaming event of “The B.I.G. Cycle of Life: A Story of a Community Living Well and Dying Well.” Virtual, 7:30 p.m. $20 for streaming link only. Packages with dinner or a snack basket also available. Proceeds support palliative care education in Lambton County. For tickets, visit www.imperialtheatre.net

Live Author Talk

One Book Lambton program culminates with a live interactive talk with author K. L. Armstrong, discussing her New York Times bestseller Every Step She Takes, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, or to register visit onebooklambton.ca/programs/

Shibashi

Virtual Shibashi program. Fridays, 11 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com

MONDAY, APRIL 12

Art & Ideas

Last day to register for Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s April 15 discussion on the evolution of the Group of Seven’s Lawren Harris, from his landscape period to abstraction. Featuring lecturer Alec Blair. 7 p.m. on Zoom. To register, visit www.jnaag.ca

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering virtual exercise classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m., and Thursdays at 9 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com to receive Zoom link

TUESDAY, APRIL 13

Kids Cooking

Virtual children’s cooking program, with videos from North Lambton Community Health Centre’s Registered Dietitian. First five families to register get free groceries for recipes. To register, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com

Nutrition Talk

Learn a creative way to use common ingredients for a nutritious and balanced meal at Twin Bridges NPLC’s “Nutrition Talk: Pork Tenderloin Noodle Bowl.” Includes recipe, live demonstration and Q&A. Held on Zoom, 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Healthy Eating

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free, 6-week program run by a registered dietitian to help you make permanent lifestyle changes. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. on Zoom. Register by calling 519-339-8949

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

Restorative Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a slow, gentle yoga program suitable for most abilities. Yoga mat and strap recommended. Held on Zoom, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Meditation Group

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a meditation program suitable for anyone interested in guided mindfulness practice in a group format. Held on Zoom, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

THURSDAY, APRIL 15

Body, Mind, Inspired

Monthly topics focused on nutrition, healthy lifestyle and targeting your best weight. Facilitated by a Registered Dietitian. Virtual. To register, call 519-786-4545 ext. 307 or e-mail ageorge@nlchc.com

Genealogy

Mike Mansfield will discuss the program MyHeritage at a virtual meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society. 7 p.m. Free & open to public. For more, email lambton@ogs.on.ca or visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca

Heritage Hour

Heritage Sarnia-Lambton discusses moments in local history that tested resolve and challenged our resilience, including manmade and natural disasters, at a virtual Heritage Hour Talk, “Lambton Calamities.” 7 p.m. Free. Pre-registration required at www.lambtonmuseums.ca

Car Draw

Enter a draw to support Sarnia-Lambton Rebound and win a 2021 Chevrolet Camaro or $2,500 cash. Only 1500 tickets available, $100 each. Draw June 21 at MacFarlane Chevrolet Buick GMC, 4219 Oil Heritage Rd. For tickets and rules, visit www.reboundonline.com

FRIDAY, APRIL 16

Chicken Dinner

Homestyle Chicken dinner delivered to your car by Rotarians of the Sarnia Bluewaterland Club. Turtle cheesecake, half chicken, gravy, potatoes, broccoli. Prepared by Sarnia Golf and Curling Club. Wine or beer available. Two dinners $65, one for $45. Includes $25 donation to Rotary projects. Order online at rotarysarniaBWL.org. For more, call 226-349-3524

MONDAY, APRIL 19

Art & Ideas

Last day to register for Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s April 22 discussion of the Group of Seven’s Lawren Harris, and his influence on female artists like Anne Savage, Doris Mills and particularly Emily Carr. Featuring lecturer Alec Blair. 7 p.m. on Zoom. To register, visit www.jnaag.ca

TUESDAY, APRIL 20

Resilience

North Lambton Community Health Centre presents “Rise and Shine: 10 Ways to Awaken Our Resilience.” A virtual event to learn the importance of resilience and explore 10 ways to awaken it in challengeing times. 1:30 p.m. To register, call Tiffany at 519-786-4545, ext. 250

Pasta Fest

Pasta Fest at the Dante Club in support of About Face & Body Laser & Wellness Clinic. Includes focaccia bread, house salad, penne pasta and meatballs. $15 per order. Curbside pickup, first come, first serve. 1330 London Rd., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. To order, contact Kyla at 519-542-0079 or k-nick2@hotmail.ca

Nutrition Talk

Learn how to incorporate fruits and vegetables into common household meals at Twin Bridges NPLC’s “Nutrition Talk: Meaty Zucchini Casserole.” Includes recipe, live demonstration and Q&A. Held on Zoom, 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a free chair yoga program. Includes seated and standing positions to help with balance, flexibility and strength. Suitable for most abilities. Held on Zoom, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

Baby Food Making

Virtual class to learn up-to-date guidelines, how to progress with textures, baby-led weaning and healthy meal and snack ideas. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 24

Ham Dinner

London Road West United Church serving ham, beans, cheesy hashbrowns and dessert. Preorder by April 16. Free delivery or curbside pickup, 2092 London Line, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Adults $15, children $6. To order, contact Susan Wilkins 519-869-6281, leave a voicemail at the church office 519-542-2084 or email lrwunitedchurch@gmail.com

Hazardous Waste Collection

Safely dispose of household hazardous waste at Clean Harbours Lambton Facility, 4090 Telfer Rd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Package materials in disposable containers, place materials in back of vehicle, and remain in vehicle. For more, including list of accepted items, visit lambtononline.ca/hhw or call 519-845-0801